If you’ve ever taken a road trip anywhere in the US or Canada, you’ve probably seen the ubiquitous yellow sign along the road. And if you’ve never stayed at a KOA, you’ve also probably wondered, “What’s behind that yellow sign?” This May and June, we are sending 15 bloggers and writers, along with their families, out into the great outdoors to discover the secrets and fun behind a family vacation at a KOA Kampground.

From veteran campers with all the best gear to families who’ve never camped a day in their lives, KOA offers something for everyone. Families at KOA Kampgrounds can take advantage of three unique types of stays including campers on a road trip journey, campers on a location-based holiday, and even resort campgrounds for families seeking the ultimate vacation splurge. Choose the type of KOA that’s right for you depending on whether you’re passing through, staying a few days, air considering our KOA your ultimate destination. We’ll be highlighting 15 unique and fabulous family adventures at KOAs across North America this month, so bookmark this page or follow us on social media with #CampKOA to stay in the loop.

Looking to get away with your family? Win a KOA camping trip good at any KOA Kampground!

2015 is filled with magic

Families headed out to KOAs across the country. 

KOA Review:
Moab KOA

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Moab for families

KOA Review:
St. Augustine Beach KOA

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Camping in St. Augustine, Florida

Need more camping inspiration? Check out our 2014 stories.

About the author

Katie Bodell is Trekaroo’s Blog Editor, a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. She loves the Bible, learning & research, musical theater, indy music, artsy films, languages, and diverse cultural encounters. Her husband is thankful that google can now answer all of her perpetual random questions.
46 Responses
  1. Sasha Werner

    As a kiddo growing up we often stayed at KOAs here and there. Always a fun time! Now, as a parent myself, we’ve enjoyed taking our kiddos to KOAs here in Oregon, and look forward to visiting more! 🙂

  2. Shannon Kemp

    We love camping at KOA! Family fun! We haven’t yet this year and cannot wait! ☺ All about making memories!

  3. Leigh Anne Borders

    When I was a little girl I used to go camping with my grandparents and we would always stay in a KOA campground. They have since passed and that little yellow sign brings back many great memories!

  4. DanielleD

    All of these bloggers personla stories & pictures make me want ot go try all of the KOA locations! We love the cabin option for when we don’t want to haul all of our camping equipment!

  5. Cassandra Eastman

    I remember going to KOA and camping when I was a child. I can’t wait to take my own children and make our own memories as well!

  6. Sassypants

    We’ve been waiting for our youngest to get out of diapers. He’s been potty trained for a year now, so this summer we are doing it!

  7. Jennifer H.

    We used to camp a lot when I was young. We always were really happy when we camped at a KOA because that meant that they had a pool! Can’t wait to read all of the bloggers experiences.

  8. amy deeter

    we have never stayed at Koa but i can’t wait to stay there and check it out.looks like loads of fun

  9. Anne Stewart

    I’ve never visited a KOA campsite, but with an infant and a preschooler, those deluxe cabins look amazing!!

  10. Katie Elliott

    I love “Camping for non Campers.” She made it seem like such a fun experience, not a misery of heat and bugs that sometimes befalls us when camping. Also, cabins…I love camping with cabins.

  11. bibanon1

    There is a KOA right on the edge of town and I have never been! I always hear such great things about KOA campgrounds and it is time that we went to one!

  12. Gretchen in HB

    As a mom that much prefers to drive/road trip over flying, these KOAs look like great stops along the way to summer adventures!

  13. miriama59

    I camped at a KOA a very long time ago..over 20 years ago. It was a blast for a person who isn’t really an outdoor person. I can’t believe I never went back..

  14. We’re on a 6 month USA road-trip, and have been staying at KOAs 50% of the time and we can’t love it more! Definitely the best way to see the country. Oh and don’t shy away from staying at a KOA just outside a city – in our experience it’s a good way to unwind after a long day exploring!

  15. We visited our local KOA camp which is just 15 minutes from our house a couple of years ago which was our first camping trip we absolutely loved it!

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